Sep 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
igniting the fire and he will be officially sentenced by the judge on november 16. >>> governor brown has signed a law limiting gun owners from open leodis playing certain firearms. bill was co sponsored by san francisco assembly man tom amiano. it backs the display of unloaded rifles and shotguns outside of a vehicle. some gun rights supporters recently openly carried unloaded weapons to advocate their right to bear arms. the governor signed a similar bill last year banning the open display of handguns. >>> the f.b.i. is investigating the fatal shooting of a san diego woman by a border patrol agent. chula vista police say the woman was being driven around yesterday afternoon on the hood of a car. they say that is when the border patrol agent opened fire. the shooting occurred about five miles north of the mexican border. so far authorities have not released information about why the woman was on the hood of that car or what provoked the agent to shoot. >>> a memorial for six napa county service members who died in iraq and afghanistan will be dedicated today. the memorial sculpture of a
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
to the -- link to jamie's blog at ktvu.com. go to the politics page. >>> governor jerry brown had a busy weekend. coming up for you at 7:48. the bills he just signed into law including one some say will make california streets safer. >>> well, starting today, shopping in san francisco means you have to bring your own bag or get charged for one by the store. the checkout bag ordinance takes effect today at almost all retailers. >> the stores cannot offer plastic bags and if you want a compostable bag you will be charged. >>> hot weather may have played a role in an elderly woman's death in contra costa county. the 86-year-old's body was found at an elementary school. police say the woman had been reported missing in concord a few hours earlier. the exact cause of death is still unclear. but police say high temperatures may have been a factor. >>> authorities are asking people to avoid using gas- powered barbecues and you are being asked to take public transportation or carpool. this is the third straight spare-the-air day. >>> hey sal, don't hair us. how is the macarthur maze doing?
Sep 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
inside -- the drugs were smuggled inside secret comartments in vehicles. >>> governor brown has vetoed a bill that -- bill that would -- that would not allow smoking in nursing homes. >>> 7:48. b.a.r.t. just came the first transit agentny america to install an early-morning warning system that can detect major quakes before they happen. now, the system was developed with the help of scientists at uc berkeley. it uses sensors. and once a quake is detected, it will slow down the trains. a similar system has been already placed in japan. >>> federal cutbacks are threatening california's early earthquake system. coming up at 8:15, we'll go live to washington, d.c. where uc berkeley million justs will be testifying before -- seismologists will be testifying before congress today. >>> angry words between a pitcher and the oakland as and the police chief of stockton. >>> and why thousands of bicycles are expected to be in downtown san francisco tonight. it's a very special anniversary. we'll tell you what it is. >>> it is 7:52. one of the stars of the oakland as has been a big supporte
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
that leads to that affiliation. he's described as 5'9", 350 pounds with short, brown hair and a brown goatee. he has a tarly davidson tattoo on the back of his head. now, back out here live, this vigil will take place at 7:00 at sacred heart church on willow street. they are telling people to meet in the parking lot. candles will be lit and a prayer will be set for garcia's safe return. >> it's 8:32. authorities say a fast-moving fire that destroyed three homes in sonoma county is a reminder of the fire danger supposed -- forced by this hot weather we're having. the fire broke out around 5:00 last night near highway 116 and highway 101 near katati. one couple was supposed to get married. the fire broke out on a day of near record temperatures and the flynn fire in mendocino county also destroyed five buildings. >>> flames broke out at the eramark facility just before 9:00 last night. all that burned was a large pile of uniforms outside the building. investigators say the clothing was apparently waiting to be washed. no one was hurt and the flames never reached the inside of the buildi
Sep 30, 2012 7:00am PDT
brown signed the bill banning mental health practitioners from performing preparative therapy on minors. it's been labeled dangerous and abusive and could raise the risk of depression and suicide in young people. >>> in election 2012 news, we're three days away from the first presidential debate. president obama will head from washington to nevada. he has a campaign stop at a las vegas high school. he is going to stay in nevada before traveling to denver on wednesday. republican challenger mitt romney is spending the weekend cramming for the debate. political analysts say he needs a strong showing with recent polls showing him losing ground to the president in battleground states. >>> the university of denver is preparing to host that debate. it is going to focus on domestic policy and it will be mod rated by jim lehrer. two more presidential debates will be held on the 16th and 22. you can of course watch those debates live here on ktvu channel 2. coverage begins at 6:00. >>> while the election is on tuesday, november 6, some voters have already cast their ballots. 32 states and the di
Oct 5, 2012 7:00am PDT
board must approve his release and governor brown could block it. bruce davis is serving a life sentence for the deaths of a musician and a stunt man in 1969. he maintains he was a bystander and did not participate this the killings. >>> actress darryl hannah, known for her role in splash and blade runner has been arrested in northeast texas. the actress and former texas landowner, elinore fairchild were taken in to custody for a protest against the keystone excel oil pipeline. hannah is accused of laying down in front of construction equipment to block it's movement. she faces charges of criminal trespassing, and resisting arrest. >>> mail theft is investigated on the peninsula this morning. sometime between wednesday afternoon and thursday morning, thieves broke in to several mailboxs, that skyline in woodside. the victims are worried someone will steal their identities. the sheriff's office is investigating. >>> three people are due back in court today for alleged jewelry scams, the target, elderly chinese women. look at the surveillance video of an incident in san francisco.